betide

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English betiden, equivalent to be- +‎ tide. Compare Old English tīdan (to betide).

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Verb[edit]

betide (third-person singular simple present betides, present participle betiding, simple past and past participle betid or betided)

  1. (transitive) To happen to.
  2. (intransitive) To happen; to take place; to bechance or befall.

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